Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Law, Rights and Justice, Minor


Academic Information

This minor is designed to meet the pre-law needs of students interested in attending law school, or any student who wants to learn more about legal doctrine, legal institutions, legal careers, and the practice of law.
 
This minor is multi-disciplinary and integrates knowledge from such fields of study as Criminology and Criminal Justice, Politics and International Affairs, Communication, English, Philosophy, Applied Indigenous Studies, and Disability Studies.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Law, Rights and Justice, Minor


Careers

What Can I Do with a Minor in Law, Rights, and Justice?

This minor will provide a foundation to prepare students pursuing the following careers: attorney, paralegal, victim advocate, probation and parole, court clerk, law enforcement, private investigation, correction, and journalism.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Law, Rights and Justice, Minor


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Law, Rights and Justice, Minor


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 24

Purpose Statement

The Law, Rights and Justice (LRJ) minor takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of legal processes and practices. Students who pursue this minor learn the fundamentals of oral communication, argumentation and legal reasoning. They also learn how courts operate and how legal actors make decisions within them. They develop a firm understanding of the cultural, political, economic and moral complexities surrounding the creation, enforcement and practice of law. Those who graduate with this minor are prepared to pursue careers as legal practitioners and defenders of justice.

Those minoring in Law, Rights and Justice minors will be able to: 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Law, Rights and Justice, Minor


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Minor Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Law, Rights and Justice, Minor


Campus Availability

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